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Taiwan market: Nokia launches 5800 XpressMusic handset
Daniel Shen, Taipei; Steve Shen, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 26 November 2008]

Nokia on November 25 launched its first touch panel 5800 XpressMusic handsets in the Taiwan market with a suggested retail price of NT$14,900 (US$446).

In addition to continuing to launch new music handsets in the Taiwan market, Nokia also plans to launch Nokia Music Store, Comes with Music, and Chinese-version Ovi services in Taiwan in 2009, according to market sources.

With its pricing and function rich specifications, the 5800 XpressMusic handset is competitive in the high-end market, according to market watchers.

Nokia's 5800 XpressMusic handset

Nokia's 5800 XpressMusic handset
Photo: CJ Liu, Digitimes, November 2008

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